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Returned Squamish Nation ancestors laid to rest

Amid slanted snowfall and with bald eagles flying free nearby, the repatriated remains of two Squamish Nation forbearers were buried in the Wai wai kum Cemetery in Brackendale on Sunday (Nov. 26).

Weighing the Wal-Mart effect

Ever since the Wal-Mart and Home Depot Business Park grand openings last week, the downtown has been a virtual ghost town, according to Business Improvement Association (BIA) spokesperson Greg Fischer, owner of Gelato Carina.

Homeless desperate for shelter

The recent frigid weather is creating desperation among the town's homeless population and frustration among social service workers trying to help.

Development dominates at OCP discussions

The vision for Squamish's future is nearing completion in the Official Community Plan (OCP) and residents in Brackendale and the Garibaldi Highlands agree that priority should be placed on balancing green spaces and development.

SORCA president steps down

High profile mountain biking advocate Cliff Miller announced he's stepping down as president of the Squamish Off Road Cycling Association (SORCA) after founding the volunteer organization 14 years ago.

SLRD seeks Bill 30 clarification

Kim Thompson Whistler Question The provincial government may have enacted Bill 30 but the Squamish Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) is not giving up.

Extra Foods reopens Thursday

Extra Foods will open its doors to business on Thursday (Nov. 30) after reaching an agreement during negotiations Tuesday (Nov. 21) involving high profile mediator Vince Ready.

Suspected serial rober arrested

A man RCMP suspects of numerous residential Brackendale break-ins was arrested last week after allegedly being caught red-handed.

Tories to pick candidate in January

The West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky riding may witness a hostile campaign even before Liberals are pitted against Conservatives.

For our comrades who cannot answer

There was much to contemplate for Squamish's old soldiers and their much younger counterparts during the town's Remembrance Day service on Saturday (Nov.11).
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